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  • Can $100 Million Buy the Presidency?

    Can $100 Million Buy the Presidency?

    Donald Trump's decision to spend up to $100 million of his own money for his campaign shows desperation, not strength. Self-funded billionaire candidates have a consistent record of failure in our nation, no matter how much they spend. In 1992, Ross Perot blew $63 million—$107 million in today's dollars—and won…

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  • Suicidal Strategies Lead to Self-Destruction

    Suicidal Strategies Lead to Self-Destruction

    Shutting down the government to score political points isn't illegal or immoral, but it's a suicidal strategy when failure is guaranteed. As Senator Kelly Ayotte points out, even if all 54 Republican Senators vote to defund Planned Parenthood, they'd still need 13 Democrats to side with them to overcome the…

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  • Iran Deal Debacle Exposed an Important Truth

    Iran Deal Debacle Exposed an Important Truth

    There is very little to celebrate in the failure of Congress to block the president's disastrous Iran deal, but at least the outcome should put to rest the pernicious charge that “Zionists” or Jews control American politics. Though major Jewish organizations worked passionately to defeat this deal, they failed completely—even…

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  • Democratic Field: No Youth, No Diversity

    Democratic Field: No Youth, No Diversity

    The most recent GOP debate, highlighted freshness and variety of their candidates compared with the monochromatic field for the Democrats. The leading Democrats are all white Anglos, 68 or older, and they've all worked as professional politicians since their 20s; Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders or Joe Biden have each been…

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  • Europe Is Making a Fatal Mistake

    Europe Is Making a Fatal Mistake

    Allowing millions of Syrians and others from the Muslim Middle East into Europe will end up a catastrophe for Europe, and therefore for the West. This may be the most difficult sentence I have ever written. Little seems more obviously moral than to allow these benighted Syrians, Iraqis and others…

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  • Supervisors Ray Carroll and Ally Miller to Debate Bond Election

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    On Wednesday September 16th, Pima County Supervisors Ally Miller (R-District 1) and Ray Carroll (R-District 4) will take to the airwaves and debate the issue of the upcoming Pima County Bond election. The debate will be hosted by AM-1030 KVOI “The Voice” leading into exclusive all-day coverage of the second…

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  • The Folly of Staging Unwinnable Fights

    The Folly of Staging Unwinnable Fights

    The recent controversy surrounding Kim Davis in Kentucky should not be understood as a milestone in the struggle for religious liberty, but it does illustrate a dangerous, destructive tendency among too many conservatives. The problem with her fight was that she had no chance to win: there is no way,…

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